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News archive from June 2019
Samuel Peak
Case study: Samuel Peak
To mark today's Armed Forces Day, 29th June, we spoke to EEAST's Samuel Peak. Read his story...
29 June 2019
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Tracy Nicholls appointed as CEO of College of Paramedics
Tracy Nicholls, Director of Clinical Quality and Improvement, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the College of Paramedics.
28 June 2019
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Thanks to our GoodSAM lifesavers!
More than 675 Trust staff and CFRs have shown their commitment to saving lives by signing up to GoodSAM within a week of its launch.
28 June 2019
Dale Meacham-Roberts
Case study: Dale Meacham-Roberts
To mark Armed Forces Week, EEAST's Dale Meacham-Roberts tells us his story. Read it now...
28 June 2019
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Stars of EEAST Awards - nominations now open
Nominations are now open for this year's annual awards. The deadline for submissions is Friday 9th August.
27 June 2019
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Trauma East Manual of Operations and Procedures (TEMPO) under review
The Trauma East Manual of Operations and Procedures (TEMPO) is now under review - and your comments are welcome.
27 June 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
This weeks update including the seven stations that are now ready to vote.
27 June 2019
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Reporting on Datix – Person Identifiable Information (PII)
A reminder about Person Identifiable Information (PII) on Datix.
27 June 2019
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REAP increase level 2 to 3
Due to current operational pressures, the Trust has moved from REAP level 2 to REAP level 3.
26 June 2019
Toby Langeley, Sam Gilbert and team
Staff cycle length of UK for charity
In just 15 days, SW Essex staff Toby Langley & Sam Gilbert cycled the length of the UK for The Children’s Liver Disease Foundation.
26 June 2019
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Latest Quality Account published
Quality review reveals high standard of care for serious patients – but ensuring all patients have a positive experience is now the focus.
25 June 2019
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Change to REAP 2
Trust moves to REAP level 2.
24 June 2019
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It's Armed Forces Week 2019
Armed Forces Champion, Terry Hicks, gives an insight into what the Trust does to support military reservists and veterans, and how to mark this week.
24 June 2019
Nigel Beverley, Interim Chair
Announcement of new Interim Chair
NHS England and NHS Improvement has today announced the appointment of Nigel Beverley as Interim Chair for the Trust
24 June 2019
TwiddleMuff mania in North Essex PTS
Join the TwiddleMuff revolution!
Have you heard? We’ve joined the TwiddleMuff revolution and we want you to join us too!
22 June 2019
Ambulance crew win Hospital or Ambulance Hero of the Year award. Photo by Denise Bradley
Nominations now open for the Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards
The awards highlight acts of kindness, bravery and selflessness in our community.
22 June 2019
Jacob Bullock, West Norfolk CFR
CFR is ‘diving’ in to get a West Norfolk car
On Monday 19th August a CFR in Norfolk will be doing a skydive to raise funds for a new West Norfolk CFR Car.
21 June 2019
MiDOS
MiDoS Survey – We would like your views!
The MiDoS team would like to hear your views.
21 June 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Weekly update from the BBR team.
20 June 2019
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Suction Catheters – a Field Safety Notice
The NHS Supply Chain has issued a Field Safety Notice affecting Suction Catheters and the 6fg and 12fg funnel end product.
20 June 2019
Hidden Gems
Change to Hidden Gems Nomination Form
You can now nominate your colleagues for a Hidden Gem on NeedtoKnow.
20 June 2019
(left to right): Dan Saunders (Acting LOM), Helen Gazeley (mother), Simon Riches (father), Eloise Murphy (paramedic – holding baby Charlie), Jenny Burgin (NQP), Stephen Wootley (Technician)
(left to right): Dan Saunders (Acting LOM), Helen Gazeley (mother), Simon Riches (father), Eloise Murphy (paramedic – holding baby Charlie), Jenny Burgin (NQP), Stephen Wootley (Technician)
EEAST crew helps baby Charlie take his first breath!
During the early hours of the 4th June, our EEAST crew helped newborn baby Charlie, in Cambridgeshire, take his first breaths!
19 June 2019
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GoodSAM goes live!
Trust staff can now sign up to a voluntary scheme designed to help save lives following the launch of the GoodSAM programme.
19 June 2019
UEA ALS COURSE
Apply for the Advanced Life Support Course
Luke Chapman is sponsoring 3 places on the Resuscitation Council (UK) Advanced Life Support Course on 2nd November - apply now!
18 June 2019
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PaperCut – coming soon to all Trust sites
Over the coming weeks, the IT team will be installing a new printing solution on all of the Konica Minolta printers within the Trust called PaperCut.
17 June 2019
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iGas infections in Mid-Essex
An increase in cases of invasive Group A Streptococcal infection (iGAS) within Mid-Essex has been reported. Our Clinical Update describes the symptoms and the necessary steps to prevent infection.
17 June 2019
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TRAC is now business as usual
The project will now be closed as TRAC is fully implemented and delivered within the Trust. It is now business as usual. Read more...
17 June 2019
Father's Day 2019
Father's Day 2019
Happy Father's Day to all dads at EEAST! We're celebrating the day by asking dads and children working here a few questions - watch the video now...
16 June 2019
Steve White - PEd of the Month for June
PEd of the month award for June
Congratulations to Steve White from Central Norfolk who is our June Practice Educator of the Month!
15 June 2019
From left to right: Steve Townsend, Julie Everest, Tracy Young and Jane Townsend
A single thanks just wasn’t enough for one Essex patient
Four years on from his original 999 call, Steve Townsend returned to meet with the call handler and dispatcher who took his life-changing call.
15 June 2019
George Sharp retirement 2019
A 'Waveney Legend' is retiring!
After 33 years in the ambulance service, our Waveney colleague George Sharp is retiring this month.
14 June 2019
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Reminder: Windows 10 update
Please read this important update on all Windows devices within the Trust upgrading to Windows 10.
14 June 2019
Twiddlemuff
Could you knit a TwiddleMuff?
We're calling on knitters among EEAST employees, and their friends, to help us support patients living with Dementia.
14 June 2019
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Two EZ-IO events from Teleflex
Teleflex are holding two free workshops in London on using the Arrow EZ-IO Intraosseous Vascular Access System and Airway Management strategies.
14 June 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Following a positive and encouraging Working Party 6, a number of stations are now ready to proceed to a vote.
13 June 2019
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Are you eligible for your long service award?
The planning for this year’s staff Awards event is underway.
13 June 2019
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Are you going to the Emergency Medical Services Show?
The Emergency Medical Services Show is a celebration of your profession and contribution. Book your free ticket now and earn CPD points!
13 June 2019
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Update on #ProjectA
#ProjectA is now about to enter its second year of operation so here is the latest update from NHS Horizons.
13 June 2019
Pexels: Marathon
Supporting Thomas in the Great North Run!
A paramedic based in Cambridge is taking part in the Great North Runto help raise money for Diabetes UK.
12 June 2019
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Diversity & Inclusion Calendar 2019
The Equality & Diversity Team have refreshed this year’s CIPD Diversity and Inclusion calendar, with important dates, events and holidays!
12 June 2019
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GoodSAM set to launch
Next week we will be going LIVE with the GoodSAM app!
11 June 2019
Sarah Boulton
Announcement from Sarah Boulton
After five and half years at EEAST, Sarah Boulton stands down as Chair.
10 June 2019
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Men – know your numbers!
This week, 10th - 16th June, is Men's Health Week. It's all about knowing the numbers that can really make a difference to your health.
10 June 2019
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Low risk TIA pathway
The Trust has reviewed its low risk TIA pathway to reflect NICE guidance and changes have been made with immediate effect.
10 June 2019
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PEd of the month award for April
Congratulations to Derek Fergusson who has won April’s Practice Educator of the Month!
07 June 2019
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Library service update
The Library and Knowledge Service for England's ambulance services has enhanced some of its services.
07 June 2019
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Learning from Incidents is coming to Peterborough
The Patient Safety team will be at Peterborough ambulance station on 20th June, sharing lessons learned to help make patients safer
07 June 2019
Volunteers Week 2019 - CEG
Volunteers Week 2019: Community Engagement Group
Our community engagement group (CEG) is made up of 18 keen and enthusiastic volunteers.
07 June 2019
Volunteers Week 2019 - CFRs
Volunteers Week 2019: CFRs
With 802 community first responders, they are the biggest volunteer group within the Trust.
06 June 2019
Adam Johnson with his stem cell donation certificate
St Ives colleague becomes stem cell donor
St Ives paramedic Adam Johnson's team are extremely proud of him for providing a donation to NHS British Bone Marrow! Read his story...
06 June 2019
EEAST staff with the Pride flag
EEAST celebrates Pride Month
Every year during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates in a number of different ways. And at EEAST, it's no different!
05 June 2019
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Next Kaido Challenge launches 10th June
Don’t miss out! The next Kaido Challenge, ‘The Seven Wonders’ launches on 10th June.
05 June 2019
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Clinical Governance Day
East Anglian Air Ambulance are holding a clinical governance day in Newmarket this Friday (June 7th).
05 June 2019
Volunteers Week 2019 - Chaplains
Volunteers Week 2019: Chaplains
Did you know the Trust has a team of independent chaplains?
05 June 2019
Peter Mercer
Leadership message from Peter Mercer, Deputy Head of Strategy and Transformation
This week's leadership message from Peter Mercer, Deputy Head of Strategy and Transformation on behalf of the PMO.
04 June 2019
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Next Disability Support Network meeting
Join the Network's next meeting on 11th June in Melbourn to find out how you can get involved!
04 June 2019
Ben Hawkins and Steve Madden, NARS
Ben Hawkins and Steve Madden, NARS
Volunteers Week 2019: Critical Care Charities
We’re lucky to have partnership arrangements with BASICS schemes across our region.
04 June 2019
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West Norfolk Major Incident exercise
The 30th May 2019 saw one of the biggest inter-service training exercises West Norfolk has seen in many years. Read more about it...
04 June 2019
Children of EEAST badges form
All staff and volunteers are invited to fill in this form to nominate their children to receive a badge.
03 June 2019
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Volunteers Week 2019: Volunteer Car Drivers
We are starting off Volunteers Week with our volunteer car drivers.
03 June 2019
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New series of Emergency Helicopter Medics to be filmed
Tern TV are back to film the new documentary series. Here are the upcoming dates for filming
02 June 2019
Save The Date AHP 2019 Event Advert
AHPs in Research: Amplifying Impact
Save the date for the Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) in research celebration event.
01 June 2019
Volunteer Week 2019
'Time to celebrate' our EEAST volunteers!
This year Volunteers Week we are say ing thank you to all of our volunteers here at EEAST.
01 June 2019